In 2014, I Will …

Dan Pontefract

In 2014, I will … Write a better book. personal 2014 goals Find a new publisher (that believes in me). Convince HBR to feature me more than once. Re-read more Handy and Drucker. Be invited to speak at the Drucker Forum. Visit Europe at least three times. Reach out to those I’ve dearly missed. Respond to more tweets without including the original one (ie. just converse). Reveal more of my true personality publicly. Become more conscious of where I buy things from.

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UX Week 2014 Workshops Preview

Adaptive Path

NEW FOR UX WEEK 2014. Well, for 2014 we’re doing something about that very issue. Here’s a sampling of what’s in the lineup: Designer, developer, author –– and now UX Week 2014 keynote speaker — Josh Clark will cover everything you need to know for effective touchscreen design in his full-day Designing for Touch workshop. The UX Week 2014 workshop selector will be available very soon!

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2014 CE training programme

Dave Snowden

As we make our way through week 3 here in 2014 we are working towards finalizing our complete CE training schedule for 2014. We have part of our programme posted on the education page of our website with training events happening in Sydney , Washington DC , London , and Copenhagen all during the first quarter of 2014. Looking forward to having many of you participate in our 2014 education programme

Learning Trends 2014

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. Having recently returned from Learning Technologies in London, I have a few new reflections about what''s "trending" in the L&D world. read more. Events

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REL 2014

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Pour plus de facilité, voici quelques textes que vous retrouverez dans notre page d’inscription, si vous désiriez vous en inspirer : REL 2014 – Pour une éducation libre vise à éduquer tous les acteurs de l’enseignement et de l’apprentissage quant au potentiel que présentent les REL pour rencontrer les objectifs éducatifs de l’Unesco qui consistent à accroître l’équité et l’accès à une éducation de qualité pour tous.

Communitas: The Word of 2014

Dan Pontefract

But before Communitas — my Word for 2014 — we need to discuss ‘liminality’ Derived from Latin for “ a threshold” , liminal stems from the work of Arnold van Gennep, a noted anthropologist from France. But that’s what I want to see in our organizations in 2014. It doesn’t have to be (and won’t be) solved in 2014. But what does liminality have to do with Communitas — my 2014 Word of the Year?

2014 Directions

Clark Quinn

The events already queued up include: ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2014 , January 22-24 in Las Vegas, where I’ll be talking on aligning L&D with organizational needs (hint hint). Training 2014 , in San Diego February 2 – 5, where I’ll be running a workshop on advanced instructional design, and talking on learning myths. In addition to time for reflection on the past, it’s also time to look forward.

2014 Education + Sydney ALERT

Dave Snowden

So for 2014 I will be present for some days on all the London courses which will be residential at the old Civil Service Training College near Heathrow. For those in Australian and New Zealand it means that this is the LAST opportunity in 2014 to attend the programme with me teaching the bulk, aided by Zhen from our Singapore office. A core part of Cognitive Edge's mission/business is education and our courses have developed over the years in a messily coherent way.

Internet Trends 2014

Jane Hart

A PDF of the report is also available KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Here is Mary Meeker’s comprehensive annual report of Internet Trends. For those in Education, take a look at slides 24-28. Social learning

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Learning Trends 2014

Xyleme

Having recently returned from Learning Technologies in London, I have a few new reflections about what''s "trending" in the L&D world. First, organizations are still really struggling with mobile learning.

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UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest!

Adaptive Path

We are thrilled to announce the first ever UX Week 2014 Twitter Contest! Four UX Week attendees will be selected to have dinner on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7pm with Jesse James Garrett and UX Week keynote Josh Clark of Global Moxie! Write a Tweet mentioning which UX Week 2014 talk and/or workshop you’re excited for, use hashtag #UXweek, and this link: [link]. Be sure to post your Tweet(s) by Friday, August 15, 2014.

My 20 most popular posts in 2014

Jane Hart

Here is a list of my 20 most popular posts in 2014 (as at 21 December) according to comments, and social shares (on Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn etc). Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 is ready (22 September 2014) Moving beyond e-learning – the new mindset […]. Thanks to everyone who commented or shared. Happy Christmas to all! Social learning

The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014

Jane Hart

As readers of this blog will know, I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list on Monday 22 September – a list that I compiled from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best blogging tool?” ” “What is the best e-learning authoring […]. Social learning

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My Top Tools 2014

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I haven''t updated my list for Jane Hart''s overall review for some time now, but it''s worth a revisit. This post is prompted by Harold Jarche''s. This could actually be any of three word processing tools - I use NoteTab for quick notes, and Padre for programming. But this year has been a year of documents, and that means Word. Winamp. This is my main audio tool. I use it to listen to music and podcasts and I use it to send content to ed Radio.

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My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 21 September. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. I have also annotated these tools as to what part of my PKM practice they connect with: SEEK > SENSE > SHARE. 10 (4): Slideshare : A simple way to share presentations online but I use it (and LinkedIn, which owns Slideshare) in a separate browser to prevent it from tracking me. SHARE.

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Must reads from May 2014

Jane Hart

Take a look at my 2014 Reading List If you want to […]. It’s been difficult to choose this months MUST READs from the posts and articles I bookmarked last month – but here they are. You can see that there is a common theme running through them. However, the video at the end brings some light relief! Social learning

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Must reads from June 2014

Jane Hart

Find the others in my 2014 Reading List. Euan Semple (5 June 2014) writes “In the face of this pain tinkering […]. Here is my choice of MUST READs from the posts, articles and videos I tweeted in June. These are the ones that stopped me in my tracks, made me think or inspired me. Do you want transformation or tinkering?, Social learning

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The 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On May 21 I attended the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. ATT’s Thaddeus Arroyo was the winner of the 2014 MIT CIO Award. Strong leadership is essential to identifying and implementing compelling new technologies and to overcoming organizational obstacles,” was the take-away message of the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. This year’s theme was Lead Your Digital Enterprise Forward: Are You Ready for the Next Digital Revolution? “As

On the Road Fall 2014

Clark Quinn

Fall always seems to be a busy time, and I reckon it’s worthwhile to let you know where I’ll be in case you might be there too! Coming up are a couple of different events that you might be interested in: September 28-30 I’ll be at the Future of Talent retreat at the Marconi Center up the coast from San Francisco. It’s a lovely spot with a limited number of participants who will go deep on what’s coming in the Talent world.

The Best Blog Posts of January 2014

Jane Hart

Here is my personal pick of the best blog posts in January 2014. For all the posts I tweeted and bookmarked in January, see my 2014 Reading List.) 1 – WEARABLES January started off with the usual round of predictions for 2014 and one of the recurring predictions was the increase in use of wearable [.]. Social learning

Must reads from August 2014

Jane Hart

I tweeted the links to well over 60 interesting articles and resources in August, and having done my monthly review of all those I shared, here are my recommendations of 7 articles to read (with some quoted passages as tasters) and 2 videos to watch from last month’s selection. 1 – In How the Web Became Our […]. Social learning

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AITD National Conference 2014

Harold Jarche

Sydney Harbour. I will be speaking tomorrow at the AITD national conference in Sydney, NSW. Here is the interview I had with the staff prior to leaving Canada. AITD: Without giving too much away can you tell us about your Work is learning and learning is the work keynote address? Work is learning and learning is the work, because the nature of work is changing. For example, automation is replacing most routine work. That leaves customized work, which requires initiative, creativity and passion.

Top Tools for Learning: My Personal Top 10 for 2014

Jane Hart

It’s only a couple of weeks before voting closes in the 8th Annual Learning Tools survey on Friday 19 September, which will result in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list being revealed on Monday 22 September. There have now been over 900 contributions to the survey, so I’d like to say a big […]. Social learning

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Must reads from July 2014

Jane Hart

Every day I receive hundreds of new posts and articles in my Feedly stream. I can’t read them all from beginning to end, so I scan the headlines for those that are “clickworthy”, then I skim those articles to see if they contain anything of real value for me, and if so, I go back and […]. Social learning

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Friday’s finds for 2014

Harold Jarche

Here are the best of 2014. “ Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I post the best as Friday’s Finds. The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast. ” – @gapingvoid. Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, & eventually degenerates into a racket.” Eric Hoffer – via @tom_peters. “A

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2014 Prediction: Gen Y Landslide

Nine Shift

In 2014 we see a Gen Y landslide. More "presents" for Gen Y are coming in 2014. Gen Y is now getting much/most of what it needs to keep society prosperous. For example, 1.Gay marriage, a Gen Y cause, is now a ''done deal.'' 2.Marijuana taxes is now on a roll, no stopping it. 3.Health insurance was a done deal two years ago. 4.Light rail and trains are being built by our nation''s cities and states.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014

Jane Hart

The 8th Annual Survey is now open to find the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 A learning tool is defined as any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning, for teaching or training, or for creating e-learning solutions.

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UX Week 2014: Meet the Keynotes

Adaptive Path

UX Week 2014 takes place September 9-12, here in San Francisco. Register now before prices go up on May 1, 2014! Every year, when we set about the task of choosing speakers for UX Week , we look for people who can bring a broad perspective to the challenges facing experience designers today. I’m particularly excited about this year’s keynotes because they may represent the most diverse range we’ve seen yet.

Deloitte’s TMT Predictions for 2014

Jane Hart

Launched in January 2014, TMT Predictions are Deloitte’s view of the key developments over the next 12–18 months that are likely to have significant medium- to long-term impact for companies in Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT), and other industries. Note, particularly in the Technology section, that Deloitte predicts: Wearables: In 2014, consumers will be wearing more [.].

7 Not-to-be-missed posts from October 2014

Jane Hart

1) Curiosity Prepares the Brain for Better Learning, Daisy Yuhas, Scientific American, 2 October 2014 Before you click those links you […]. I tweeted the links to around 30 interesting articles and resources in October Here’s the full list - but if you haven’t got time to read them all, then here just 7 you should take a look at. (1)

The best of April 2014

Jane Hart

Every day I share links to great blog posts and articles I find on Twitter. I’m very discriminating in that I don’t just share everything I come across, but only share things that say something new or different about the current or future state of learning in the workplace or education.

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2014 Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning

Jane Hart

Completely revised and updated, the 2014 GUIDEBOOK provides you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.

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10 Not-to-be missed posts from November 2014

Jane Hart

Here is my selection of the must-read posts from November 2014. There were some very powerful posts written this month, and although I can’t link to them all here, if you want to see more, you can find them in my 2014 reading list. (1) 1) In 5 ways talent management must change, Don Tapscott says “The […]. Social learning

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2014 Prediction: Gen Y Landslide

Nine Shift

In 2014 we see a Gen Y landslide. More "presents" for Gen Y are coming in 2014. Gen Y is now getting much/most of what it needs to keep society prosperous. For example, 1.Gay marriage, a Gen Y cause, is now a ''done deal.'' 2.Marijuana taxes is now on a roll, no stopping it. 3.Health insurance was a done deal two years ago. 4.Light rail and trains are being built by our nation''s cities and states.

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 is ready

Jane Hart

I spent the weekend compiling this year’s Top 100 Tools List, updating the website and producing a slideset that I have uploaded to Slideshare and embedded below. I’ve also done a full analysis of this year’s list, and produced a Best of Breed categorised list, but here are some of the highlights from this year’s list The list was compiled […]. Social learning

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Building Resilience at MX 2014 with J. Galen Buckwalter

Adaptive Path

LKD : I am excited to have you on board with us for MX 2014. Most of us read, eat, sleep — and who knows what else — with our devices (I didn’t have to look up the definition of “Technostress” to understand what the term meant.) Pair that with a weak economy and continued pressure to innovate in an ever-changing landscape and you have a confluence of factors that are leading to fatigue, panic, headaches, depression, or worse.

2014: Our Leaders Are Clueless

Nine Shift

Our public policy leaders and our institutional leaders are clueless about the infrastructure changes we need for the 21st century. Public policy consultant Tony Dutzik of the Frontier Group was talking with me and he noted that public policy officials just do not understand the public policy implications of Gen Y driving less. Locally, my public policy officials are clueless about the massive exodus of Gen Y from our county.

IBM at MX 2014: Design-centered at Scale

Adaptive Path

I’ve been going to the MX: Managing Experience conference since it began in 2007 (full disclosure: I used to work for Adaptive Path as a Studio Director — I even spoke at the first MX!). Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of amazing work done to manage and lead in organizations from a design perspective. The war stories, successes, and failures are amazing and have influenced me greatly.

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MX 2014: Big Topics, Smart Leaders, Supportive Community

Adaptive Path

MX 2014 is right around the corner, March 16-17 in San Francisco. On the heels of last year’s conference we reached out to attendees to learn what key ideas and topics they thought would be important to focus on in 2014. Since 2007, the Managing Experience Conference (MX, as we call it) has focused on creating an exchange of inspirational yet practical advice between designers and business leaders who are passionate about shepherding great experiences into the world.

2014 survey shows again that company training/e-learning is the least valued way to learn at work

Jane Hart

Here are the results of the 2014 Learning in the Workplace survey taken by over 1,000 respondents worldwide*, who rated the importance (value/usefulness) of 10 different ways of learning in the workplace. Results of the 2014 Learning in the Workplace survey ©C4LPT Not important Quite important Very important Essential VIP + Essential Company training/e-learning 24% 39% 21% […].

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5 must-reads posts from September 2014

Jane Hart

This is a quick post this month (as I do my usual must-reads of the previous month). This month I am simply going to point to 5 posts that I came across last month that might make you think. All my tweeted links from September appear here.) “How How can you motivate workers? You can’t.” Six FAQs, Bob […]. Social learning

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Zipcar at MX 2014: Obsessing About The Member Experience

Adaptive Path

How do you successfully move an organization to obsess over the customer experience, then invest and realize the results? Lesley Mottla, Executive Vice President of Product and Member Experience at Zipcar should know. Lesley and her team are the behind-the-scenes masterminds who take a people-centered approach to improve, design, and innovate the Zipcar member experience — from mobile to web to member support to the Zipcar itself.

My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14

Dan Pontefract

I am the proud father of three young goats (Claire is 11, Cole is 9 and Cate is 7) and if I ask for anything from the Drucker Forum 2014 — if there is an altruistic hope I yearn for — it is to create the conditions that bring balance back to our organizations. I’m delighted and proud to be at the Drucker Forum 2014.